Bison rout Ogallala
(High School Sports ~ 09/17/05)
By JOHN J. MESH Gazette Sports Editor OGALLALA -- The No. 1-ranked McCook Bison football team had a tough time Friday night at Ogallala, but hung on for a 44-0 victory. The Bison, who have posted three shutouts to start the season and have outscored their first three opponents 119-0, improved to 3-0...
Chips off the old block
(Column ~ 09/17/05)
We've all heard someone comment that someone else is a "chip off the old block." The phrase has to do with the fact that our kids are, more often than not, sort of replicas of ourselves. This is the same thing we learn in sociology classes, that we are what we learn; that at any point in time, we are the result of all of our life experiences, both good and bad and some experiences are more penetrating and lasting than others...
New Orleans beginning its journey back
(Editorial ~ 09/17/05)
Right after Hurricane Katrina -- and the flooding which followed -- many of us feared that New Orleans would never again rise to its former glory. As we looked at the terrifying scenes of people trapped on rooftops and the distressing views of homes and businesses roof-deep in water, we could not visualize how -- or when -- the oldest city in the south could recover...
Heritage Days lineup includes new events
(Local News ~ 09/17/05)
With the theme "Prairie Gold -- All That Glitters in Southwest Nebraska," the McCook Heritage Days celebration is set for next Wednesday through Saturday, with several new events this year, according to Pam Harsh, McCook Chamber of Commerce Director...
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